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2923556 - Error saving the integration. Operand field in object XXX exceeds its max length of 255 characters


The following error occurs upon trying to save an integration in Integration Center:

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
    • Integration Center


The text in one or multiple filter statements exceeds the 255 characters limit. See screenshot below for reference:


Option 1:

Change the filtering approach by finding a better criteria.

Option 2:

Split the list of values in multiple smaller filter statements combined by an "OR" operator, making sure that none of them exceed 255 characters:


cannot, can't, unable, save, not able to save integration, ic, fail, Error saving the integration. To preserve your work, please click Save->Export Integration Definition. Also please attach this file to an SAP Support Ticket Save batch with same externalCode failed! Failed to save object! Messages: 0:operand field in object f8e50bd3-a764-4815-b428-ed14612b8f28 exceeds its max length of 255 characters.. Object: objectType=IntegrationProcessFilterCriteria, externalCode=f8e50bd3-a764-4815-b428-ed14612b8f28; with the index 0 , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-INC , Integration Center , LOD-SF-INT , Integrations , Problem


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